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or a self-starter here in the united states, a homegrown terrorist. >> bill: well, i mean, i think the fbi fairly soon will ascertain exactly what the profile is. in fact, there is a press conference coming up around 8:30 we will go to that immediately and the fbi and the boston authorities in a combined press conference. but, at this point, we don't want to speculate, but we do know what it was designed to kill and maim. maim, this is a very disturbing part. the reports are there was shrapnel and ball bearings and things like that. other eyewitness reports have reports of limbs being "boston blown off in horrific way. this wasn't designed to do anything other than create chaos and pandemonium as 9/11 was. same mo. domestic and foreign terrorists use this kind of stuff. when something like this happens, you being on the homeland security committee, do you guys do anything in congress? i mean, do you get on the phone with the fbi and/or with your fellow members of the committee? how does that work? >> well, speaking for myself, i have been on the phone all afternoon with police and fire off
see over my shoerld some of the police that are here on the scene. the fbi this is a federal investigation with a federal lead. there is an important tip line to call 1-800-call fbi prompt number 3 if you have information or video. the fbi saying no piece of information or detail is too small. >> how much of the area is frozen that you can't get anywhere that you can't get through? >>> oo marathon monday in itself is a big traffic day. it is frozen in place the entire downtown area. this is a major shopping district completely shut down blocks in all directions. people working in that area are not allowed to go to work. people are being asked not to go to work. it is completely shut down in blocks in all direction. this is really the heart of boston. >> kelly wright is live in washington, d.c. where authorities are vowing to find out who did this. >> megan and brian as well. the white house is describing the boston marathon bombing as an act of terror. senior administration officials telling fox news quote when multiple devices go off that's an act of tearrism. officials tell
. the fbi in 30 minutes from now will hold a news conference and stay tuned for that. [screaming] this is what a city and for that matter an entire country felt. two bombs only seconds apart. the finish line at america's premier race turned into a war zone. the bombs killing three people. "the boston globe" reports an 8-year-old among the dead. more than 150 injured. at the moment still listed in critical condition. police searching overnight an apartment in the boston suburb of revere north of town. some investigators seen leaving the home around 2:00 a.m. what could be evidence from inside. as we say good morning i'm bill hemmer from copley square in boston. we're near the finish line for the special edition of "america's newsroom." the finish line would be over my left shoulder two blocks behind where the perimeter has been extended. with me is jamie colby jaime: i'm here for martha maccallum. it is unimaginable. bill. bill: certainly is, jamie. those brave responders too who did not think twice about rushing into the dininger. at it: 50 local time yesterday afternoon. >> we'r
and tonight... the fbi taking a lead on the search for those responsible for the horrific crime. we're live in boston, massachusetts, and fox news is here we're joined by rick leventhal. rick you had a chance to talk to witnesses. tell me what they said. >> everyone is describing this as horrific including a trauma surgeon. we can tell you that the fbi has taken the lead in this investigation. as they do in any case of suspected terrorism involving american lives. we can tell you the fbi evidence response team is at the location at the crime scene collecting every possible shred of evidence and will be there flute the night documenting every inch where those two blasts went off collecting every shred of what might be evidence so they can catch whoever is responsible. the fbi also reviewing surveillance video to determine if there images of the potential bomber or bombers. there are reports a possible person of interest is in a hospital here in the area reported as a saudi national, a young man who according to some reports has been questioned and is being cooperative with investigators. we
it remarkable. during the briefing today. we're awaiting on the f.b.i. in a couple of minutes. the briefing earlier today when they appealed at least half a dozen times, openly and publicly for the public's help. if you have a picture, if you you have video. they wanted to talk to you. if you have seen anything, they wanted your information. i thought it was telling because they were so public and outward with this. they were at the airport at logan international asking people that had flown on the race to show it to police before they got on the planes. >> bob: can you give us an update on the saudi student and they looked in his apartment and there was an interview by his roommate. they were in there for four or five hours. do you anything more about that? >> reporter: i can tell you this. he is not a suspect. he is 20 years old from saudi arabia near meca. he is here studying english. he was living in a suburb and he was in the hospital with burns. he cave consent for police to go into his apartment. they did and came out 2:00 in the morning with large bags of evidence, but we don't beli
-new details in the f.b.i.'s investigation. first let's go downtown in boston. >> the sun is just beginning to rise over the city of boston, a much different city, a quiet city this morning, almost eerie to see boylston street behind me and this morning it still looks like a marathon happened here yesterday. streets are still a mess, papers are everywhere. that area is in lockdown. the business district not reopening today. that remains a crime scene as a terrorist investigation continues right now here on the streets of boston. this event happened just a little bit before 3:00 yesterday afternoon. that's when really the height of the marathon, the elite runners had long since finished about two hours earlier. so the people that were crossing the finish line were many of them charity runners, were here to raise money for leukemia, for the liver foundation, for all the various things that people raise money for in the course of the 26 miles, plus they're running. as they were crossing the finish line, it was family members that were waiting there at the finish lines. so the area was packed w
investigation at this hour. the fbi response team is there collecting, documenting and photographing and sifting through every inch of the area looking for possible clues as to who might have triggered those blasts today. we had a fleet of ambulances behind us that were on stand by and police officers searched vehicles with flashlights in a 12-block radius to make sure there are no other possible bombs ready to go off. ambulances to assist if needed. they were not z they were cleared but the fbi has taken control of the investigation and aadds they do in any act of terrorism and will be on scene for hours throughout the night if not for days ahead. of course as mentioned the blast took place after the race started. after the finishers crossed the line. the winners crossed a couple hours before this explosion went off of. 17,000 of them, 23,000 runners finished so the crowds had thinned somewhat. it's a fortunate thing for people who might have also been hurt but the injuries were horrific. according to witnesses and emergency room trauma doctors 140 treated in hospitals. more than 100 reported t
. but boston's chief fbi agent promise, and i quote, we will good to the ends of the worth to find out who was behind the attack on patriots day. >> this remains an active investigation. our ongoing investigation in various locations goes on. however, there are no known additional threats. we continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene. which could take some time. >> shepard: here are the latest numbers. three people killed, more than 170 others wounded. we learned that eight-year-old martin richard who was watching his dad run the marathon is one of those killed. a relative saying 29-year-old crystal campbell also died. she was set to take photographs of her friend's boyfriend crossing the finish line. and now we're getting a new look at the size and power of this attack. one runner captured part of her marathon on video, including her race to the finish line. look. >> shepard: the video ended after the first blast with the sound of panicked runners and expect taters in the street. that camera was mounted on a helmet as she was running. today at the white house he
from the scene. >> reporter: they pushed us back. the fbi evidence response team is there, carefully collecting, documenting and sifting through every inch, looking for any possible clues as to who might have triggered those twin blasts. we had a fleet of ambulances right mind us just a couple of hours ago. they were on standby, as police officers searched vehicles with flashlights in a 12-block radius around the crime scene to make sure there are no other possible bombs. ambulances on standby, in case they were needed. fortunately, they were not and they were cleared. but the fbi has taken control of the investigation, as they do in any act of terrorism. they will be on the scene for hours, through the night fnot for days ahead. the blast took place after the race had started, after the finishers had crossed the finish line. the winners had crossed the line a couple of hours before these explosions went off. 17,000 of the 23,000 or so runners had already finished. so the crowded had thinned somewhat, which is a fortunate thing for people who might have also been hurt but the injurie
is fbi special agent in charge rick deloria just moments ago. >> this remains a very active investigation. our ongoing investigation in various locations throughout the area goes on. however, there are no known additional threats. we continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene. which could take some time. jon: mike tobin is live from massachusetts general hospital in boston. it is ground zero for the critically injured. have doctors learned anything, mike that could help with this investigation in. >> you know, jon you heard the reports that the bombs were packed with ball bearings. the doctors here say they are removing from the patients both pellets and nails in addition to that. they are removing them with such concentration it leads the doctors to conclude that these are not things that were just picked up from the environment of the blast, these are things that were packed into the bomb. >> i think we are still getting details of all the events that happened, and obviously it's very difficult to conclude, based on initial impressions. i won't exclude completel
from the scene because it's an active investigation at this hour. the fbi response team is there collecting, documenting and photographing and sifting through every inch of the area looking for possible clues as to who might have triggered those blasts today. we had a fleet of ambulances behind us that were on stand by and police officers searched vehicles with flashlights in a 12-block radius to make sure there are no other possible bombs ready to go off. ambulances to assist if needed. they were not z they were cleared but the fbi has taken control of the investigation and aadds they do in any act of terrorism and will be on scene for hours throughout the night if not for days ahead. of course as mentioned the blast took place after the race started. after the finishers crossed the line. the winners crossed a couple hours before this explosion went off of. 17,000 of them, 23,000 runners finished so the crowds had thinned somewhat. it's a fortunate thing for people who might have also been hurt but the injuries were horrific. according to witnesses and emergency room tr
amputations. at this point in time authorities are staying tight-lipped on possible suspects. the fbi will not confirm or deny anything. those sources are still telling fox news that quote, a person of interest is being questioned. just hours ago, the fbi also confirming this will be a worldwide investigation. promising to go to the end of the earth to find whoever is responsible. all told, police say 176 people were injured, 17 critically. and again, three people are dead, including an 8-year-old little boy. bill hemmer is the co-host of america's news room live in boston. bill, what is the latest with the forensics investigation as we now know it? >> reporter: good afternoon, megyn, so many times in stories like these when they are this young, only 22 hours old now, it is as important to say what we cannot report as much as we can say we are reporting. i tell you that because of this: the massachusetts governor, deval patrick said today there were no other unexploded devices found. even late last night there were reports that two to five other unexploded packages were on streets of
this issue right any. not just the police within the city, but the state police, the fbi. there are probably hundreds, if not thousands of people following leads as you and i are having this conversation. again, at the outset you did the right thing. a lot of questions, not too many answers. let's fill in the gaps with facts. >> i think we will. certainly there are thing we can learn from each instance. one of the things we learned on 9/11, as you learned well, is that al-qaeda, for example, works in waves. that is they want multiple attacks at one time to create the maximum amount of chaos. some said there seems to be similarities between the london and madrid bombings, mr. secretary. there are certain patterns you put together with certain groups and some people are more likely to claim credit than others? >> we are wait to go see if somebody claims credit. but you are right, the madrid bombings and the bombings in '05 in london, multiple attacks in public places, there one was the underground and the other was the public transportation system in madrid. so you get a sense, as we find out
these lives, the fbi and everybody else is going out to find the killer or killers of these people. it is a very distressing situation. i'm here with my colleague, bill hemmer. bill, you spoke to some people tonight? >> yeah, good evening to you. really horrific to hear what the doctors are experiencing here in boston, massachusetts tonight. i saw what was really telling throughout the evening. not just listening to that doctor but also the press conference from the authorities about an hour ago. how urgent it is for them to find any clues or any evidence they can. you walk down the street right here tonight, you 307 your head into a restaurant or bar, and all this coverage is on local coverage here in boston. every screen has the one graphic that is similar to the next one. that's an 877 number at the bottom of the monitor for anyone who has any information or if they saw anything to contact authorities here. it is all out here in boston. only seven hours and some twenty-five minutes into it. what struck me, i arrived from new york around 7:00 tonight and i talked to one gentleman
feels awful. just remember, while this work is being done to save these lives, the fbi and everybody else is going out to find the killer or killers of these people. it is a very distressing situation. i'm here with my colleague, bill hemmer. bill, you spoke to some people tonight? >> yeah, good evening to you. really horrific to hear what the doctors are experiencing here in boston, massachusetts tonight. i saw what was really telling throughout the evening. not just listening to that doctor but also the press conference from the authorities about an hour ago. how urgent it is for them to find any clues or any evidence they can. you walk down the street right here tonight, you 307 your head into a restaurant or bar, and all this coverage is on local coverage here in boston. every screen has the one graphic that is similar to the next one. that's an 877 number at the bottom of the monitor for anyone who has any information or if they saw anything to contact authorities here. it is all out here in boston. only seven hours and some twenty-five minutes into it. what struck me, i arrived
as the shrink the crime scene and focus their efforts on the bomb site. we know investigators and atf and fbi are documenting every inch of payment, collecting every shred of possible evidence and they're asking for the puck's help to provide video or pictures taken near the finish line. it's call the most complex crime scene in the history of the city and the police are asking for breathing room. >> we want you to be vigilant. there's no reason not to come into the city. but we do have a threat and we're working diligently to try to reduce that threat. we want you to go about your business. give us a little room in the area. >> we're hearing from the runners who survived the blast, shocked and saddened by this horrific turn of events, and we heard phloem race organizer who was assigned to the finish line and was less than 50 feet from where the first bomb went off. >> this blast occurred, which shocked me, and it knocked me to my left, and i thought i was going to good down but i didn't. and there was a runner getting knocked down, and i tried to assist him. all of a sudden, medical people a
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